“Ceiling”, “Ceilings” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Ceiling” is written using the Latin script as:

Sa2af

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

سقف

In Lebanese Arabic, “Ceilings” is written using the Latin script as:

S2oufe

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

سقوف

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Examples in sentences or statements

“What a nice design on the ceiling.”

7elo shakel hal sa2af.

.حلو شكل هل سقف

 

“What is this ceiling constructed of?”

Mn shou masnou3 hal sa2af?

من شو مصنوع هل سقف؟

 

“Shall we paint the ceiling?”

Awlak nedhan l sa2af?

أولك ندهن السقف؟

 

“That is a white ceiling.”

Haydek sa2af abyad.

.هيدك سقف أبيض

 

“The ceilings are beautiful in this building.”

S2oufe t hal bineyet 7elwe.

.سقوف ت هل بناية حلوة

 

[Editor’s Note: “…hal bineyet mrattabe. (.هل بناية مرتبة) could also be used in the example above.)

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“House”, “Houses” in Lebanese Arabic

“Room”, “Rooms” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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